Tag Archives: Birthday

Jack Bruce

5-14-13          Jack Bruce Happy birthday Jack Bruce  ! (Born 1943) I think the first recordings by Jack Bruce are with either Manfred Mann or the Graham Bond Organization; kind of a coin toss! I know there’s a new 4CD boxed … Continue reading

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Paul Kanter

3-12-13          Paul Kanter Happy Birthday, Paul Kanter (of Jefferson Airplane / Starship), born 1942.  On 3/12/66 the Yardbirds 45 “Shapes Of Things” charts at No. 3 in England.  Charlie Parker croaks, 1955. Always been a fan of Jefferson Airplane, especially … Continue reading


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Happy Birthday, Frank Zappa!

Now playing:  The Mothers of Invention!

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Jimi Hendrix

11-27-12        Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix born 1942; Tina Turner born 1939; on 11-27-71 “Top Of The Pops Vol. 20” Various Artists LP was No. 1 in England. As a youth, I was very interested in The Jimi Hendrix Experience.  I … Continue reading

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Dr. John

11-21-12        Dr. John Dr. John born 1940…and still walks the Earth! I like Dr. John’s stuff, I came on board with the “Right Place Wrong Time” 45.  What a tale this guy has!  I remember reading his entire autobiography when … Continue reading

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Jon Anderson

10-25-12        Jon Anderson / Yes Jon Anderson of Yes born 1944 This is turning into “Birthday Week” around here! I am never really certain who is in or out of Yes at any given time.  In order to get Asia, … Continue reading

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Bill Wyman

10-24-12        Bill Wyman Bill Wyman born 1938; on 10-24-70 Pink Floyd’ “Atom Heart Mother” LP was No. 1 in England. CD               MONKEY GRIP                                                           TRATTORIA JP      PSCR-5413 1974 9 TRKS Menu 71, Rolling Stones (’95 issue) LP                MONKEY GRIP                                                           ROLLING ST … Continue reading

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Frank Zappa’s 70th Birthday

12-21-10 Frank Zappa’s 70th Birthday I am not usually around during the week before / after Christmas, each year.  This year, I am at home during the week before Christmas, so I can appropriately commemorate Mr. Zappa’s birthday this year. … Continue reading

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